|Application ||IHC-P, WB, E|
|Calculated MW||68678 Da|
|Other Names||Alpha-fetoprotein, Alpha-1-fetoprotein, Alpha-fetoglobulin, AFP, HPAFP|
|Target/Specificity||This AFP antibody is generated from a mouse immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 281-609 amino acids from human AFP.|
|Format||Purified monoclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is purified through a protein G column, followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||AFP Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Binds copper, nickel, and fatty acids as well as, and bilirubin less well than, serum albumin. Only a small percentage (less than 2%) of the human AFP shows estrogen-binding properties.|
|Tissue Location||Plasma. Synthesized by the fetal liver and yolk sac|
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Binds copper, nickel, and fatty acids as well as, and bilirubin less well than, serum albumin. Only a small percentage (less than 2%) of the human AFP shows estrogen-binding properties.
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